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19
MAR
2021

How can we help prepare future international students navigate an American classroom?

“The classroom should be an entrance into the world, not an escape from it” – John Ciardi (1916-1986), American poet and translator   By Samantha Jungheim and Eric H. Roth Do you teach English students abroad? Are you educating young adults looking to study in the United...
23
MAR
2021

Collecting Resume Advice And Creating Compelling Conversations

“Job-hunting is always mysterious. Sometimes mind-bogglingly mysterious. You may never understand why things sometimes work, and sometimes do not.” –Richard Nelson Bolles (1927-2017), Author of “What Color is Your Parachute“ By Samantha Jungheim and Eric H. Roth...
13
FEB
2021

Podcasts for Real Skills and Compelling Conversations

By Samantha Jungheim & Eric H. Roth “Any story hits you harder if the person delivering it doesn’t sound like some news robot, but in fact sounds like a real person having the reactions a real person would.” –Ira Glass (1959- ), American radio personality and host ...
09
FEB
2021

Understanding Your Students Better with a Remote Learning Survey

“We must accept finite disappointment but never lose infinite hope.” – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-1968), American human rights leader By Samantha Jungheim & Eric H. Roth How do we know what our students already know about edtech tools? Should we, perhaps, ask...
23
JAN
2021

Why Writing 3rd Person Biostatements Deepens Resilience

“We know what we are, but we know not what we may be.” –William Shakespeare (1564-1616), English playwright  By Eric H. Roth & Samantha Jungheim Can you tell your life story in a positive light?  What have you achieved so far? What are you working on? What are your life...
30
JAN
2021

Connecting the Dots: Teaching Students to Describe Infographics

Our online audience included CATESOL members, California educators, English teachers, community college instructors, and other ESL professionals. Our presentation emphasized four simple steps to creating data commentaries are: introduce the infographic, identify significant data,...
17
SEP
2016
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The Fall 2016 Chimayo Press Catalog is here!

Embed from Getty Images   Are you looking to create a more fluency-focused curriculum for your ESL/EFL class this fall? Do you seek new, engaging communicative activities to encourage more class discussions? Is teaching English students to ask better questions and create...
19
JAN
2010

CATESOL Accepts Presentation on Informational Interviews

"Informational Interviews: A Practical, Illuminating Speaking Assignment" will demonstrate the importance and relevance of this unusual assignment for a wide range of ESL students. Although officially listed for college/university instructors, the long assignment can be adapted...
25
JAN
2010

Passion and Persistence: Self-Published ESL Authors Tell Their Stories

What motivates ESL teachers to become authors? Why do many of these authors self-publish? What’s their likelihood of success? Naturally, I’m quite interested in these questions – and hope other English as a Second Language (ESL) teachers will share my interests. The...
29
JAN
2009

English Teaching Professional Strongly Recommends Compelling Conversations!

"In sum, Compelling Conversations is a recommended resource for teachers who want to make their conversation classes more learner-centered," wrote reviewer Hall Houston. "It should be especially appealing to those who who to escape the confines of the...
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